Harley-Davidson Co. has been named in a lawsuit following a recall concerning defective brakes. In the lawsuit, an Austin resident alleges a brake failure caused him lose control of his motorcycle and crash.
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, John Alexander Gifford was riding home from work in 2016 when the brakes on his Harley-Davidson Night Rod motorcycle failed to engage. As a result of the failure, he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into trees near the road.
Gifford has undergone at least 11 surgeries as a result of the accident. He is now suing Harley-Davidson for his injuries.
Citing issues with anti-lock brakes, Harley-Davidson recalled more than 251,000 motorcycles worldwide, with nearly 175,000 of those recalls occurring in the United States.
Vehicles Affected by the Harley-Davidson Brake Recall
The recall may include the following 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson motorcycles:
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